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Old 07-01-2009, 10:09 AM
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I did put my 66 in the garage, but I can not get my gallery pictures to load on it, but she is listed.
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Never mind, I got it, you know how it is, I'm old and the computer stuff is almost beyond me.
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i was wondering what that was... i'll have to go to that my garage thing and post up.
i have been getting a notice about it on top of the post page.
and i'm with allen on the confuser stuff i'm not good with either.
i got something in the mail yesterday from the unemployment office. i can get a grant to go back to college. thinking of staying in my feild of work as a diesel tech... which i have been working in for 25 years.. and get a degree in it. mt. hood cc offers such courses in gresham. i have the websites if anyone wants them just ask me..
as you may or may not know i've been off work since last september. and i'm on unemployment. 1st extension....
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Really sucks, dont it Jack?.........At least it summer!, this would be even more depressing in November/December.
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it would be interesting thats for sure! and its getting harder everyday dave!!!
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Good luck going back to school Jack, I did it back in 1995, best thing I ever have done. Working in a lumber mill was killing me.
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Good luck going back to school Jack, I did it back in 1995, best thing I ever have done. Working in a lumber mill was killing me.
I would kill to BE working in a lumber mill right now!
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I would kill to BE working in a lumber mill right now!
I know, but most around here are closed down. Unemployment is running up over 20%.
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I know, but most around here are closed down. Unemployment is running up over 20%.
Same over here, Allen......We used to put out 600,000+ bd ft. a shift............When the housing market went, so did we.
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it would be interesting thats for sure! and its getting harder everyday dave!!!
Hey Jack, If you still have your CDL and a camper or travel trailer you could probably get a job hauling wheat around here. This is the time of year everybody is looking for drivers for the next 3 months.
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i do still don, but its just a permit. i have to have a licsened driver with me when i drive.
sorry i wasn't on yesterday i had to take my wife to the doctor. she has a sist on her left shoulder just a few inches down from the blade. it started out as a big zit.
i thought it was a spider bite but it wasn't. so she had to have it lanced and drained.
it was pretty good sized 2" round and 2" high it was pretty nasty looking and the crap that just stunk and was bad. lets just say the crap hit the ceiling literally. i warned the doctor that it was loaded. he said thanx.
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You should go and take the test, you could get a summer job at least............

On a different subject, I'm going after some Bass, and Rainbow Trout on the John Day River all day Sun!
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Dave and Jack. Anything here that would help? http://www.emp.state.or.us/jobs/inde...unts=Y&start=1
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Dave and Jack. Anything here that would help? http://www.emp.state.or.us/jobs/inde...unts=Y&start=1
Thanks for thinkin' bout us Don!....I am too entrenched over here to pick up and move, old folks need tended and such......But someday!.....Funny how there is just as much (relatively speaking) work on your less populated side as there is over here in the "population center" of OR, I guess our wonderful elected officials finally got the word out....."Industry is NOT welcome in Western Oregon".
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